West Kingston, RI 02892 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02892: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Kingston, RI 02892

Acceptable Alternative
Richmond, RI 02892

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Kingstown, RI 02892

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.502, Longitude -71.594
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 113
  • PO Box Addresses: 260
  • Residential Addresses: 1,891
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,891

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  2. Growth Rates for 02892 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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West Kingston, RI 02892 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Kingston, RI 02892 Housing Affordability Index is 160
State of Rhode Island Housing Affordability Index is 103
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Kingston, RI 02892 Wealth Index is 189
State of Rhode Island Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,909
Population in Households 4,738
Population in Familes 4,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 171
Population Density 158
Diversity Index1 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $101,263
Average Household Income $125,933
Per Capita Income $47,000
Wealth Index3 189

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,593 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $331,810
Housing Affordability Index2 160
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,830
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,383
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.45% 0.34%
Households 0.61% 0.43%
Families 0.55% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

West Kingston, RI 02892 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02892 to the other 79 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 34th
Population Density # 69 14th
Diversity Index # 52 35th
Median Household Income # 12 86th
Per Capita Income # 18 78th

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